Summer festivals in London

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Are you looking for fun summer festivals in London this year? Here’s a list of where to go and what’s happening: Wilderness – Location: Cornbury Park This festival is for the art lovers.  It offers a wide variety of events from outdoor theatre courtesy of Shakespeare’s Globe, horse riding, a lake side spa and also...

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Eat in the street

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Sick of hearing how terrible London’s food is? (C’mon we know people say it) Well we are… and we are here to prove to you that it isn’t so bad (in fact it’s great). This summer London is host to some great food festivals that hide among its winding streets which have been rated both...

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Festival of Love – Southbank Centre

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“Festival of Love explores and celebrates the complexity of human relationships in all their forms” and it does it through art. In the next 2 months (until Sunday 31 August) the Southbank Centre will be home of several free events, differently-themed weekends, performances, poetry, talks and pop-ups, all about the same big theme: LOVE. The...

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London Gay Pride Festival 2014

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The chair of Pride in London, Michael Salter said: “Our theme for 2014 is ‘Freedom to…’. Freedom to… be ourselves, love who we want, change society, live without fear, be an Olympic medal winner… Whatever the Freedom is that you cherish, this is the chance to celebrate it.” London is a city of such diversity,...

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Oddities of London

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It’s again that time of the week when Astor Hostels wants to share with you some interesting / fun facts about our astonishing city – talking about London of course. Well, personally, the first thing I’d talk about is the “4 seasons in one day” weather which seems pretty common in late spring / beginning...

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Astor Hostels - Loving London

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Hyde Park Hostels   Still boasting its stunning original features, the newest addition to the Astor Family is a Victorian Town House on a quiet tree-lined boulevard. Helping Astor Hostels to win an Award for 3rd best hostel group in...

Astor Museum Hostel

One of the oldest low budget hotels in London, Astor Museum has been helping weary backpackers and travellers loosen up since 1977!  The location of this hostel makes it one of the best value hostels in London central.  Right in front of the British Museum...

Astor Queensway Hostel

This boutique budget hostel, formerly named Astor Quest, is located in the bustling neighbourhood of Bayswater and has been welcoming backpackers through its doors for over 20 years. With 100 beds, this hostel is charming, welcoming and set in a quiet street minutes from Hyde...

Astor Victoria Hostel

The largest of our budget accomodation, split across two adjoining buildings, the atmosphere can be described as laid back and an ideal place to meet new friends.  We have been operating here for close to 15 years, with the Victoria hosting the after party for...